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Village Mediterranean Rim

123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-361-8970
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tagine” (19 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a hidden gem. There aren't many tables and the menu is small but executed with a precision and art that is beyond reproach. The chef knows what he's doing and the service staff are clearly proud of the food. We've never had a...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've eaten here for several years and never had a bad meal. The menu includes dishes cooked in tajine ccokware, various wild game choices as specials, and an interesting choice of appetizers, soups, fish, and a decent wine list. Make reservations as there is limited...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I stayed in Dana Point for a couple days and we were looking for a nice restaurant for dinner, Out of many, many good possibilities, we chose Village Mediterranean Rim in San Clemente. Good choice! We had maybe the best hummus we've...More

Thank Honoring
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This might be one of san clemente's hidden jewels. Food is insanely good. You would not expect the place to be as good if you just walked in front of it. Unpretentious spot, but legit. Owner is there at the kitchen every day. The only...More

Thank IzzyBB
Reviewed 25 July 2016

They are not consistent with their hours. If they are a little slow they will close before their posted hours and you will be out of luck. They do not care and will basically tell you that your out of luck! The food is excellent

Thank DaveSanClemente
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

this is such a nice place to have in a smaller town - still an elegant dining option with a menu that's not like all the rest! I will admit I would have loved even more spice but the special dishes are made to suit...More

Thank monalinda2010
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I live in San Clemente and this is one of my first choices for a romantic dinner with my husband, or with friends. It is very small, and it can be loud; yet, the food, service, and price point is spot on. We like to...More

Thank keyze
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My girlfriend and I love trying new dishes, and usually seek out interesting offerings when visiting new places. We walked past this restaurant while strolling up Del Mar, the downtown district of San Clemente. What helped us decide was the unusual combinations offered for the...More

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is a small place but the service and food is always a delight. We go there when we have a "date night" or want to take someone who is not from San Clemente. Among the specialties are the tagines which are all delicious. We...More

Thank bklvrgirl
nour t, Chef/Owner at Village Mediterranean Rim, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2016

Thank you very much for your review and support to the Village Mediterranean Rim

Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a place for special intimate occasions. Excellent food with creative flair. Not your everyday menu or selection. Enjoy

Thank Tim A
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-361-8970
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